Justin Rose leads Indonesian Masters by 2-shots
Justin Rose continues to lead a rain-hit second day of Indonesian Masters by 2-shots at 14-under and managing to finish 16 holes and posting 5 birdies, and a bogey at Royale Jakarta Golf Club.
Justin Rose posted a bogey-free 62 yesterday to keep himself 2-shots ahead from the followers on the leaderboard.
Round 2 was added by amazing performances by Kiradech Aphibarnrat, and a hole-in-one by Sung Mao-Chang. Kiradech posted a bogey-free 8-under 64 today consisting 5 back to back birdies from 18th to the 4th hole, taking his total to 12-under 132, leading the field for a while when Rose was getting ready for the day at the practice range.
Another highlight of the day consisted a hole-in-one on the par-3 7th by Sung Mao-Chang, who finished his day for a share of the 34th position on the board at 3-under 141, climbing 62 spots from yesterday. Sung is joined by Adam Blyth, Masaru Takahashi, Rinaldi Adiyandono, Arnond Vongvanij, Michael Tran, Danthai Boonma, Lionel Weber, Andrew Wirawan, Tirawat Kaewsiribandit, Honey Baisoya, Panuphol Pittayarat, Itthipat Buranatanyarat, Bowen Xiao, Rory Hie, and Sam Chien.
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Following the leader Rose, and Kiradech Aphibarnrat is Gihwan Kim who maintained his third spot from the previous day with a bogey-free 4-under 68 today, and joined by Scott Vincent from Zimbabwe with 6-under for the day and finishing just 14 holes today. Vincent was still able to post an eagle on the par-5 9th and added 5 birdies to make his position even stronger.
Pachara Khongwatmai dropped 2 spots from Thursday for a 5th position on the board with 69 today in a round consisting 3 birdies.
Chikkarangappa S. from India is looking to save his Asian Tour card and to do that he came on strong today finishing for a share of 6th position on the board, improving 8 ranks from yesterday with 5-under 67 today consisting 6 birdies, and a bogey, taking his total to 9-under 135, and 5-shots away from the leader Justin Rose.
Chikkarangappa is joined by Sihwan Kim, Yusaku Miyazato, Gunn Charoenkul, and Ashley Hall.
Indians at the Event
Gaganjeet Bhullar finished day 1 for T-8th but dropped 7 spots today to share the 15th spot at 6-under 138 with Shubhankar Sharma, and Shiv Kapur.
Shubhankar Sharma has entered the event after his first win on the European Tour and surely looks pumped up with that, today he climbed 45 spots posting 5-under 67 for the day.
Ajeetesh Sandhu had a troublesome opening round with a 72 for a T-77th, today he performed differently altogether and posted 4-under 68 for a T-30th finish with Pavit Tangkamolprasert, Liu Yan-wei, and Johannes Veerman.
Jyoti Randhawa and Rashid Khan shared 51st position on the board with 2-under 142 and sharing it with Ramadhan Alwie, Hung Chien-yao, Casey O’Toole, Jarin Todd, George Gandranata, Arie Irawan, Natipong Srithong, Naraajie E. Ramadhan Putra, Daisuke Kataoka, Poom Saksansin, Soomin Lee, and Antonio Lascuna.